Invited Speakers


Paolo De Coppi

United Kingdom
Advances in cell, tissue and organ engineering of interest to transplantation
Thursday, October 26, 2023

Doris A. Taylor

United States
Bioengineering humans organs in 2023: Getting to the heart of it all
Friday, October 27, 2023

Jeff W.M. Bulte

United States
Preclinical and clinical non-invasive cellular imaging
Sunday, October 29, 2023


Bernhard J. Hering

United States
IPITA Award Lecture
Paul E. Lacy Memorial Lecture

Stephen T. Bartlett

United States
IPITA Award Lecture
Richard C. Lillehei Memorial Lecture

Chung-Gyu Park

South Korea
IXA Award Lecture
Keith Reemtsma Lecture

Richard N. Pierson III

United States
IXA Award Lecture
Honorary Lecture

Linda Scobie

United Kingdom
IXA Award Lecture
Agnes Azimzadeh Lecture

Arnold Caplan

United States
CTRMS Award Lecture
Ricordi Lecture

Camillo Ricordi

United States
30 year history of CTRMS


Friday, October 27, 2023
Joint Concurrent session on Engineering the site

Alice Tomei

United States
Transplantation of conformal coated islets in a pre-vascularized Cell Pouch™ device for beta cell replacement in diabetic rats

Andrew Pepper

Bioengineered scaffolds to augment islet engraftment

Antonio Citro

Islet Engraftment: Unveiling the Puzzle Pieces in the Quest for Understanding

Friday, October 27, 2023
Allied Health: An overview of differing practice, policy and procedure within the pancreas and islet cell transplant communities

Colleen Etherton

Australian experience on Pancreas and Islet cell transplantation

Robyn Bilawey

Edmonton experience on Pancreas and Islet transplantation

Emily Scheidecker

United States
Auto Islet Transplantation

Saturday, October 28, 2023
Joint Concurrent session on Beta cell replacement towards standard of care

Angelika C. Gruessner

United States
Short update on the data of the international registry of PTX

Raja Kandaswamy

United States
Pancreas transplantation

Eelco de Koning

Allo-islet transplantation

Rita Bottino

United States
Xeno-islet transplantation

Maria Cristina Nostro

Stem cell islet transplantation

Sunday, October 29, 2023
Joint Concurrent session on clinical xenotransplantation

Wayne Hawthorne

History and ethics to get to clinical transplantation

Muhammad Mohiuddin

United States
First pig heart to human transplant

Jayme Locke

United States
Pig kidney transplanted into deceased recipients

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